H.R.258 - Stolen Valor Act of 2013

To amend title 18, United States Code, with respect to fraudulent representations about having received military declarations or medals. view all titles (7)

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  • Short: Stolen Valor Act of 2013 as reported to house.
  • Short: Stolen Valor Act of 2013 as passed senate.
  • Short: Stolen Valor Act of 2013 as introduced.
  • Official: To amend title 18, United States Code, with respect to fraudulent representations about having received military declarations or medals. as introduced.
  • Official: To amend title 18, United States Code, with respect to fraudulent representations about having received military decorations or medals. as amended by house.
  • Short: Stolen Valor Act of 2013 as passed house.
  • Short: Stolen Valor Act of 2013 as enacted.

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Joseph Heck

R-NV

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Latest Vote

Result: Passed - May 20, 2013

Roll call number 161 in the House

Question: On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass: H R 258 Stolen Valor Act

 

Official Summary

Stolen Valor Act of 2013 - Amends the federal criminal code to rewrite provisions relating to fraudulent claims about military service to subject to a fine, imprisonment for not more than one year, or both an individual who, with intent to obtain money, property, or other tangible benefit,

Official Summary

Stolen Valor Act of 2013 - Amends the federal criminal code to rewrite provisions relating to fraudulent claims about military service to subject to a fine, imprisonment for not more than one year, or both an individual who, with intent to obtain money, property, or other tangible benefit, fraudulently holds himself or herself out to be a recipient of: a Congressional Medal of Honor, a distinguished-service cross, a Navy cross, an Air Force cross, a silver star, a Purple Heart, a Combat Infantryman's Badge, a Combat Action Badge, a Combat Medical Badge, a Combat Action Ribbon, a Combat Action Medal, or any replacement or duplicate medal for such medal as authorized by law.

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